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A phytosociological classification of the Rustenburg Nature Reser ve

B. J. Coetzee
Bothalia | Vol 11, No 4 | a1502 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v11i4.1502 | © 1975 B. J. Coetzee | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 13 November 1975 | Published: 13 November 1975

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B. J. Coetzee, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services, South Africa

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I he vegetation of the Rustenburg Nature Reserve, situated on the Magaliesberg in Acocks’s (1953) Sour Bushveld veld Type ot South Africa, is classified by the Braun-Blanquet Method. Five major vegetation types, including mam subtypes, basic community types, variations and sub-variations are described floristically, physiognomically and in terms of habitat features. The vegetation is mapped at community tvpe and variation level, at a scale of 1 : 30 000.


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